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Cobbs Creek: Environmental Center Educates The Community And Works Alongside The Philadelphia Water Dept.

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The Cobbs Creek Environmental Center is part of the Alliance for Watershed Education of the Delaware River, one of many organizations in the area providing public education about the environment and our water supply.

“One of the problems we have in this part of the city is our system is very old,” said the center’s Wildlife Expert and City Director Tony Croasdale. “One of the big rain events, the sewage was actually released into the stream. So, the water department and the parks are doing a lot of effort to remediate that.”

According to, there are a total of 44,614 households in Cobbs Creek. Last year’s report from the Philadelphia Water Department (PWD) states that an average of 87 gallons of water is used per day in each household.

Besides its efforts alongside the PWD to maintain a clean water supply,

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